WorldCat Identities

Wong, Anna May 1905-1961

Overview
Works: 134 works in 356 publications in 7 languages and 6,750 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Anna May Wong
 
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The thief of Bagdad an Arabian Nights fantasy by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

54 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A carefree pickpocket turns his appealing brand of mischievous thievery toward the attainment of happiness-- and an exotic Princess. The only way he can win either is by retrieving the rarest treasures hidden within the mysterious Orient, a quest that grows more fantastic with every passing thrill
Shanghai Express by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being jilted by Clive Brook, Marlene Dietrich becomes known as Shanghai Lily, a notorious adventuress. During the Chinese civil war, the couple meet on a train which is attacked by Chinese rebels. Dietrich becomes involved with a rebel leader in order to save the man she still loves
Piccadilly( Visual )

20 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine Wilmot, the owner of the popular Picadilly Club finds his lead male attraction, Victor Smiles, has quit and that the public has judged Victor's partner Mabel as over the hill. Though they are lovers, Valentine must find another dancer to replace Mabel or face an uncertain future
Peter Pan by Herbert Brenon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1924 and 1999 in English and German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile, and a band of valiant Indians"--Container
War movies WWII collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great World War II era movies projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
Portrait in black Madame X( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
A study in scarlet( Visual )

17 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holmes and Watson investigate the mysterious deaths of members of a secret society involved with Chinese jewels
Sherlock Holmes in a study in Scarlet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of an underground crime ring are being murdered. Holmes' investigation leads him to the beautiful Mrs. Pyke and to a stately ancestral home -- complete with screams in the foggy night, cloaked figures moving through secret passages, and a sinister Asian butler. The story bears little resemblance to the original A. Conan Doyle mystery
20 WWII movies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great World War II era movies projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
Portrait in black by Michael Gordon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
The Barbara Stanwyck show( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the NBC anthology series, the beloved actress served as host and starred in many of the productions. This collection showcases 15 of "the most memorable" dramas
Chu Chin Chow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Penniless woodcutter Ali Baba finds himself wealthy when he discovers the secret treasure cave of the Forty Thieves, but soon finds he must contend with Abu Hasan, a thief posing as a Chinese mandarin in order to steal Ali Baba's riches. Wong plays the slave girl who must help Ali Baba in his adventure
Dishonored & [Shanghai Express]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanghai Express: Marlene Dietrich plays the notorious adventuress Shanghai Lily, who has been jilted by Captain Donald Harvey (Clive Brook). During the Chinese civil war, the couple meet on a train which is attacked by Chinese rebels. Dietrich becomes involved with a rebel leader in order to save the man she still loves
Impact by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire industrialist Walter Williams is marked for murder by his wife and her lover. When the plot ends in a fiery disaster, Williams is thought dead. In reality, he finds himself without a clue of who he is or what happened. As his memory returns, his life becomes a roller coaster ride of suspense and excitement
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent film adaptation of J.M. Barrie's play
Old San Francisco( Visual )

4 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chris Buckwell, cruel and greedy czar of San Francisco's tenderloin, is heartless in his persecution of the Chinese, though he himself is secretly a halfcaste. Buckwell, eager to possess the land of Don Hernández Vásquez, sends Michael Brandon, an unscrupulous attorney, to make an offer. Brandon's nephew, Terrence, meets the grandee's beautiful daughter, Dolores, while Vásquez refuses the offer. Terry tries to save the Vásquez land grants, but when Chris causes the grandee's death, Dolores takes an oath to avenge her father. Learning that Chris is halfcaste, Dolores induces his idiot dwarf brother to denounce him; he captures her and Terry, but they are saved from torture and death by the great earthquake of 1906 that kills the villain"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Lady from Chungking( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna May Wong stars as the brave leader of Chinese guerillas who organizes a group of farmers to battle the invading Japanese in pre-Pearl Harbor World War II
Bombs over Burma( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against the Japanese in World War 2
The savage innocents( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Eskimo inadvertently kills a missionary who disdains his hospitable offer of a wife and igloo, then provokes a moral dilemma by saving the life of the trooper sent to bring him to Western justice
The Toll of the sea( Visual )

8 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lotus Flower rescues an American man washed up on the seashore. They fall in love and marry, but he returns to the United States without her, while she bears his son. When he returns, he is accompanied by his American wife
 
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Alternative Names
Huang, Lishuang 1905-1961

May Wong, Anna 1905-1961

Wong, Anna M. 1905-1961

Wong, Liu Tsong 1905-1961

黃, 柳霜 1905-1961

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The China mystique : Pearl S. Buck, Anna May Wong, Mayling Soong, and the transformation of American OrientalismShining star : the Anna May Wong storyPerpetually cool : the many lives of Anna May Wong (1905-1961)Anna May Wong : a complete guide to her film, stage, radio, and television workWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsPerpetually cool : the many lives of Anna May Wong